Alexander Muir/Gladstone Ave (AMG), an inner city school in the Dufferin/Dundas area, is comprised of two schools joined together in 1982. The school also houses an alternative school, integrated international languages, adult ESL day programs, a Parenting and Family Literacy Centre and a YMCA child care program. Alex Muir, a Scottish-Canadian poet and songwriter who composed the lyrics to the song, “The Maple Leaf Forever,” was the first principal of the school. At AMG, staff and students work collaboratively to create a positive learning environment where all students are respected and valued as individuals.
As originally published by Alexander Muir/Gladstone Ave Junior and Senior Public School
Little Portugal (also known as Portugal Village and Beaconsfield) is a neighbourhood and ethnic enclave located west of downtown in the Old City of Toronto. Little Portugal is predominantly a residential area. The largest ethnic group are Portuguese and a number of Portuguese storefronts are located along College and Dundas Streets, giving the area its name. There is a fine stock of mid-century homes.View Neighbourhood